Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Additional Info

  • Abbreviation: NIR
  • Association: Irish Football Association
  • Founded: 1921
  • Nickname: Green and White Army, Norn Iron
  • Traditional kit colors: green-white
  • Ground: Windsor Park
  • Top scorer: David Healy (36)
  • Most caps: Pat Jennings (119)
  • First match: Ireland 0 – 13 England (Belfast; 18 February 1882) As Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland 1–3 Scotland (Belfast; 3 October 1953)
  • Biggest win: Northern Ireland 1–3 Scotland (Belfast; 3 October 1953)
  • Highest loss: Ireland 0 – 13 England (Belfast; 18 February 1882)
  • Appearances at World Cups: Appearances 3 (First in 1958) Best result Quarterfinals, 1958, 1982